Statement of Faith
The Truth In The Spirit is a Bible-based, non-profit organization focused on
empowering youth and transforming our communities through proclaiming,
demonstrating and teaching the following Seven Tenets:

        God is One

“Sh’ma, Yisrael!  ADONAI Eloheinu, ADONAI echad [Hear, Isra’el!  ADONAI our
God, ADONAI is one]”—Deuteronomy 6:4 (CJB)

There is only one God, and He is one (united, complete, whole).  The God of Israel,
Yahweh, is the Creator of the heavens and the earth.  He manifests in relationship with
humanity in three persons:  the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.  All three persons of
God are united (one).

        Salvation through Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ)

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only and unique Son, so that everyone
who trusts in him may have eternal life, instead of being utterly destroyed.”—John 3:16

Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ) is the virgin-born Son of God who died for the sins of
all mankind and rose from the dead so that we might be redeemed.  We may only be
saved through the acceptance of Yeshua (Jesus) as the Anointed One (Messiah) sent
from God as our Redeemer.  He will return to reign on earth with those who have
believed in Him and obeyed His commandments.

Our charge to illuminate this tenet

        Unity in Faith

“I pray not only for these, but also for those who will trust in me because of their word,
that they may all be one.  Just as you, Father, are united with me and I with you, I pray
that they may be united with us, so that the world may believe that you sent me.”—John
17:20-21 (CJB)

Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ) was born into the nation of Israel with a mission to
reconcile all people to God.  Through Israel, the world received Yeshua (Jesus) and the
Word of God.  It was and is the prayer of Yeshua (Jesus) that all of God’s people, both
Jews and Gentiles, would be one in Him as He is one with the Father.  

Our charge to exemplify this tenet

        The Word of God

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin,
correcting faults and training in right living; thus anyone who belongs to God may be
fully equipped for every good work.”—2 Timothy 3:16-17 (CJB)

The Holy Bible, in its entirety—to include the Hebrew Holy Scriptures (aka Old
Testament) and the New Covenant (aka New Testament)—is the infallible Word of
God.  It authenticates and interprets itself, and can only be fully understood when read
under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.  It helps to guide us into relationship with God,
gives guidance in all areas of human life, and is necessary to understand God’s will in
advancing His Kingdom.

Our charge to uphold this tenet

        True, Spiritual Worship
“God is spirit, and worshippers must worship him spiritually and truly.”—John 4:24

Our Father God is everywhere, and we may worship Him at anytime through the
indwelling Holy Spirit.  Only through the Holy Spirit may we even fathom the truth
about ourselves, and the world, and in so doing, present ourselves to God authentically
and completely.

Our charge to demonstrate this tenet

        The Great Commission

“Therefore go and make people from all nations into talmidim (disciples), immersing
them into the reality of the Father, the Son and the Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit).”—
Matthew 28:19 (CJB)

God wants all people to be redeemed.  Nationality, race, gender and denomination are of
no consequence.  Therefore, we have a responsibility to share the Good News of
salvation in Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ), and welcome all to accept the triune God.

Our charge to fulfill this tenet

        Children in the Kingdom

Mark 10:14-15—“Let the little children come to me, don’t stop them, for the Kingdom
of God belongs to such as these.  Yes!  I tell you, whoever does not receive the
Kingdom of God like a child will not enter it!” (CJB)

Youth and adults must recognize that young people play an important role in advancing
the Kingdom of God. Additionally, adults must obey and revere God as children are
expected to obey and revere their parents.  

Our charge to represent this tenet
The Truth In The Spirit
Hebrew words and other terms used on this site:
The Truth In The Spirit strives to serve all of God's people, both Jews and Gentiles.  We are sensitive to the
needs and culture of the children of Isra’el while expressing the Jewish roots of the Christian faith.
Gentiles = persons who are not Jews
Messiah (variant of the Hebrew "Mashiach") = Christ (Greek translation of "Anointed One")
Messianic = of or related to the Messiah, particularly those who believe in Him
shalom = peace, rest, wholeness
shofar = a trumpet made from a ram's horn
Yeshua = Jesus ("Yeshua" is the original Hebrew Name of the Son of God; it means "salvation")
Unless otherwise noted, Scripture quotations on this website are taken from the
Complete Jewish Bible, copyright 1998 by David H. Stern.  Published by Jewish New
Testament Publications, Inc.  Distributed by Messianic
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Noted scripture quotations are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL
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